Monthly Archives: June 2004

Linus by Greta

Here’s a sun-drenched Linus totin’ some gear at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, snapped bearing the Temptress guitar (link only a little bit safe for work). The picture is by bass goddess Greta Brinkman, who falls into the Best. People. … Continue reading

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Time Washes Clean

This weekend was a delirious frolic, full of beaming summer. I could write about it from now until Thursday and not get close to the heart of the matter, and since that would just piss off my boss – technically … Continue reading

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Frankly, Scarlett, I Never Gave a Damn

Once in a while Internet games and blog memes are too much fun to pass up. This is a list of the 100 top-grossing movies (not adjusted for inflation, so nearly all are recent), annotated for my viewing history; I … Continue reading

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Keira Eleison

Dear Keira Knightley: You are an outrageously beautiful girl and, based on the performance you gave in Bend It Like Beckham, an outrageously talented actress as well, which is a happy combination. (There wasn’t much to go on in Pirates … Continue reading

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Three Bands for the Elven Kings

Busy busy busy. Since we started doing the Home Office Records indie label thing on December 13, 1996 – Friday the 13th, of course – we’ve put out seven CD’s by six bands, as well as a butt-kicking-for-goodness compilation, Burner, … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Tuesdays

Gray, wet and warm here in Gotham. The best thing about weather like this is that it rarely lasts long enough to drive you crazy. Reeling in the Years: Dinner with my parents last night – Upper West Side, Chinese … Continue reading

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The Sun Rises

… And so do I. I woke up for no reason at all at 5 this morning, right as the sky was beginning to lighten. Could not get back to sleep. This sucks.

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Suicide is Stainless

Monday morning at the dry cleaner’s on Atlantic Avenue. It’s a quiet summer day, sweet and lazy and utterly lacking any intimations of depravity. Linus: Good morning. I’d like to ask about some pants. Dry Cleaner: These pants? Yes? Linus: … Continue reading

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Les Paradis Artificiels

I can picture the boffins at the International Agency for Questionable Decisions gazing into their laptops… “So, what do we do about those coca growers in Columbia, eh?” “Waaall, what if we encouraged alternative crops? Sugar cane does nicely there, … Continue reading

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Los Lobos: Did the Wolf Survive?

Everything lately has been circles, cycles, orbits. Forget your Saturn return; once the 25th high school reunion rolls past (scroll down or click for reunion Pepper entries on June 5 and June 7) your internal deck is stuck on Repeat … Continue reading

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